Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Brooks Rehabilitation regarding its recent data breach. The Brooks Rehabilitation data breach involved protected health information belonging to more than 1,500 patients.
ABOUT BROOKS REHABILITATION:
Brooks Rehabilitation is a rehabilitation network offering a wide range of rehabilitative services for patients with a variety of medical conditions. Accordingly, Brooks Rehabilitation employs personalized inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs for conditions including fractures, neurodegenerative diseases, brain injuries, strokes, spinal cord injuries, and more. Additionally, Brooks Rehabilitation operates four research programs for continual scientific discovery and advancement. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, Brooks Rehabilitation runs a large number of campuses and clinics across Northern and Central Florida.
On January 31, 2023, Brooks Rehabilitation reported a data breach impacting more than 1,500 people to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights. Brooks Rehabilitation had previously discovered this data breach in December 2022. Brooks Rehabilitation disclosed that an online tracking pixel installed on its website collected and transmitted this protected health information to the third parties providing the pixel technology, including Meta (Facebook) and Google. In December 2022, Brooks Rehabilitation began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information impacted may have included:
- Contact information (e.g., phone number, email address)
- Computer IP address
- Communications with individuals through MyChart
If you are a current or former patient of Brooks Rehabilitation:
We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or email@example.com.
If you were impacted by the Brooks Rehabilitation data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
- Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
- Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
- Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.